The Mardi Gras Mambo

fullsizeoutput_3b1cGoing full-on gluten-free has really put a dent into my king cake consummation.  Everywhere I turn there is a brightly-colored, stuffed sweet concoction with a baby inside just waiting for me to cave.

What’s a girl to do?

Why make a king-cake inspired frozen drink instead!

So, get out your blenders friends and cue The Funky Meters…..

IMG_2469.JPGJust add 1/2 Fireball Cinnamon Whiskey and 1 1/2 ounce of Smiroff Iced Cake Vodka to a blender…fullsizeoutput_3b28.jpegTo that add 1 healthy scoop of vanilla ice cream….

fullsizeoutput_3b27.jpegAnd another healthy scoop of Pecan Pralines ‘n Cream ice cream…

fullsizeoutput_3b26.jpeg1 cup of ice and blend until smooth!  This makes one drink.fullsizeoutput_3b24.jpegFor some festive garnish, rim a martini glass with simple syrup or honey.fullsizeoutput_3b25.jpegDip glass into Mardi Gras-colored sugars.fullsizeoutput_3b23.jpegfullsizeoutput_3b1d.jpegfullsizeoutput_3b1f.jpegEnjoy while catching some beads or riding on your float!  It’s Carnival Time ya’ll!fullsizeoutput_3b1cCheers!

Toodle-oo,

Melanie

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